Uncle Julio's - Fairfax Corner
Restaurant was a little dirty... and music was WAY too loud. It's nice to have an energetic vibe but it's hard to have a conversation when you are yelling over the music! Carne Asada was DELICIOUS!
This is the 3rd time I visited the restaurant.we were seated immediately upon arriving fir our 7:30pm reservation. My husband and I split the fajita dinner for two. Food was good. The service was just okay we were seated by the exit door and felt like we have been forgotten somehow. It took awhile for us just to get water and was never refilled again.
Had a great experience with our food, taste of drinks & great service (Jordan and Mike are the best!). We love coming to this location!
We went early and it was really loud. We asked to sit far towards the back and the accommodated us but then put a loud group right near us. We ended up having to rush through dinner because the noise was too much for my 5 yr old.
I enjoyed it very much. The food was delicious and the ambiance was perfect. Our waitress Wendy was so nice and friendly would love to have her as a waitress when I go there again.
The food was excellent and the watermelon margaritas were the bomb!
Loved it! The Shrimp Al Pastor Fajitas are bomb, and the mango habanero sauce that comes with it is soooo good! Definitely coming back. The best Mexican chain restaurant!
Good food, VERY noisy restaurant. Not recommended for a quiet night out. Restaurant should consider installing sound baffles. Food was very good but overpriced for the local market. Was charged extra when I asked for more cheese for my fajitas because the tbspn given was not enough for the meal. Alcoholic drinks VERY overpriced. Having reservations is a must! Fresh & flavorfull food!
Good food - very loud due to Cinco de Mayo. Good value with great service!
We enjoyed celebrating Cinco De Mayo at Uncle Julios.
Great time food was very good. Bartender hooked us us with some good drinks too.
Great food and great atmosphere.
We waited 25 minutes after our reservation time to be seated. There was a girl who passed out in the bar area in which the folks that were with her carried her out. Our food came out before our drinks and wasn’t checked in much during our dinner. I always had great experience at uncle Julio but this was just unreal
Uncle Julio’s is one of our favorite places, but for some reason we did not have a good experience this time. Food was good, not the best. Even with a reservation and numerous open tables, we had to wait to be seated. Service was spotty, things seemed a bit chaotic.
We have been here multiple times. The food this time however was not good. My husband and I share the fajitas, they were cold, the steak was not evenly cooked and I even got parts that were raw and unchewable.
The server was very attentive, nice, and well spoken. Liked him a lot.
Food was pretty good. We not have good service though. Our waiter was not very attentive. After delivering the food, he didn't come back and check on us for quite a long time. A couple of us had to get our own silverware off another table. 1 of our diners had to get up and hunt someone down to get extra salad dressing.
Hello Jenny, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us and apologize that the service was less than excellent. We have taken your feedback to our team and managers to ensure our location is operating at the highest standard and providing quality meals and experiences that are expected by our Guests and our teams. We do hope that we will get the opportunity to provide you with an overall exceptional dining experience in the future. Sincerely, Uncle Julio’s
Good food and great service. Nice place for family gatherings
We were a party of 4 and we had to shout to converse-the restaurant was extremely loud. Felt the waiter was always trying to upsell. Food arrived, but sufficient silverware had to be requested. Service was only fair.
All around great! Only complaint is how loud it is. I had to strain my voice to have a conversation. I love that it’s energetic but I want to be able to hear others at my table.
Table-side guacamole was excellent and made the experience that much more of a celebration....AND we enjoyed it for free by joining the rewards program.
Great food and company. Good service!
Busy place on a Saturday night. We had 8:15 reservations but didn't get seated until 8:30. Food and service were good, but the restaurant was noisy and had little ambiance.
Hello DocBlue, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit and apologize that we missed the mark on providing you with an excellent dining experience. We have taken your feedback and forwarded it to the appropriate teams. We appreciate the opportunity to improve our location to the highest quality and hope that we get the chance to provide you with a more than improved experience in the future. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Waiter was fantastic !
We had the table side guacamole! excellent,
I had pork tacos and the pork was dry and overcooked...disappointing.
Date had enchiladas and said they were good.
Ate outside and weather and view were great!
I would go back but will not have the pork tacos next time!
Very quiet, clean restaurant polite staff members and the food was delicious.
Uncle Julio's has excellent food and drink. The servers are usually prompt, helpful and professional.
The ribs are a favorite. The decor is 'mood setting', however, the acoustics are horrid. It is difficult to carry on a conversation inside at the dinner hour. Recommend outdoor seating if weather permits!
What you call an "energetic" noise level, I call "intolerably loud." It was awful. Had to almost yell to talk with folks at my table. Could not hear waitstaff. Horrible noise. Will not return for that reason.
Hello Elaine, Thank you for your business. We value and appreciate your rating and feedback. We greatly appreciate you sharing this input regarding the noise level. We are constantly working to develop improve and this information is extremely helpful. We hope you will return to Uncle Julio’s soon for an improved experience. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
The tacos we're delicious. I like that I can regularly count on this place for reliable service and quality food. Very pleasant experience.
Guacamole, dinner, and drinks were great. Service was average until it was time to leave. We couldn’t get our check and missed movie previews and the first part of our movie.
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with us and apologize that your service was not at the standard we expect for our Guests. We appreciate the opportunity to connect with you and have forwarded your review and feedback to the appropriate parties. We hope that we will get the chance to provide you with a future experience that is improved and exceeds expectations. Sincerely, Uncle Julio's
I asked for Happy Birthday to be written on the Chocolate Piñata Board when I made my reservations through Open Table but I guess that request didn’t make it to the staff. Also, our beans and rice arrived about 15 minutes before our meals. That seemed really odd, too. They have a unique dessert but save for that, I can’t imagine going.
Hello Christine, Happy belated birthday. Our goal is to provide an exceptional experience and we are very sorry we missed the mark on your visit. We appreciate and value your feedback and your concerns are being addressed. We do hope to get the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Great evening celebrating a birthday. We enjoyed dinner and also enjoyed the chocolate piñata. Wonderful time
Food is always fresh and delicious. Waiter was attentive and friendly. The chips were a little greasy but the salsa is to die for!!
We love uncle Julio’s unfortunately this was the second time we came and they ran out of lobster. We were a little disappointed but the manager and waitress made it right... tho we didn’t ask for anything free they comped our piñata which we really appreciated and a welcome surprise when the bill came the service was great and the food was good as Always!
Thank you! We are very sorry we ran out the lobster, but we are so happy everything turned out great in the end. We look forward to serving you again soon. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Did a horrible job with seating ppl. No need for reservation. You won’t be seated at time of reservation.
Hello, Thank you for your business. We appreciate your review and feedback to develop and improve. We apologize we didn't meet all your expectations. We do hope to get the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Horrible service I do not recommend this location for anybody go to Gainesville or somewhere else.
The food was absolutely heavenly! So fresh and delicious, and the server wonderful. We went at 5 pm on a Saturday so we could get ahead of the crowd. I have a hearing loss, and it was almost impossible to understand my friend, the acoustics in this restaurant are TERRIBLE!!!!!! We sat in a booth (which I requested) to try to be away from the other diners as much as we could, but it didn't help. So if you have a hearing loss, or you are going with someone who does, just know that conversation will be difficult if not impossible. ( And I have state-of-the- art hearing aids as well. )
However, that all being said, the food and service were both outstanding. We shared a tableside guacomole and had the enchiladas. This is the best salsa and chips too.
Hello Bonnie, Thank you for your business. We are so glad you enjoyed your overall meal and drinks. We greatly appreciate you sharing your feedback regarding the acoustics as we are constantly working to improve, and this information is extremely helpful. We look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
Their house margaritas are pretty tasty and not pricey. The tomales are EXCELLENT. The enchiliadas not so much.
Great place, Love getting the fajita's for two here. Also the chips and salsa hear are to die for.
Service is quick and attentive. They refilled our drinks and chips before we had to ask.
Also my 2 year old loves this place too.
Michael, thank you!
Compared to my experience at the Uncle Julio's in Fort Worth, TX, this was quite disappointing. I ordered the Lobster with chicken and beef fajitas. I only received three strips each of beef and chicken. For the price I paid, that was less than enough. The beans were a very small portion and the rice was un-flavorful and under cooked. My wife only ordered the chicken tortilla soup and it tasted more like menudo. The lobster was the best part of the meal. My daughter didn't comment on her food, but she did say that the beans were not good. The table salsa looked good but lacked flavor and spice. All this for a final ticket price of almost $150 including tip just left me with a not-so-great experience. Guess I'll stick to the mom and pops places to get more authentic and better proportioned meals.
Hello Arturo, Thank you for your business. We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are constantly working to develop and improve, and this information is extremely helpful. We are sorry we missed the mark on your visit. Your comments have been forwarded to the appropriate parties. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
Really enjoyable and lots of meat alternatives for Lent! Nice to have a choice for lunch potion too. Always like to go here!
Thank you...we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us!
I asked to be served with a piñata right after I finished eating and they didn’t give it to me until 20-30 minutes of waiting. It was my birthday too and I was really upset because I wanted to finish and go. But overall food was the only good thing. Service was slow.
Hello, Thank you for spending your birthday with us. We are sorry you experienced delayed times and inattentive service. The Pinata does take 20-25 minutes to properly assemble . We can imagine that would be very frustrating. Your feedback will be properly addressed. We do hope to get the opportunity to serve you again soon with a better outcome. Thank you, Uncle Julio's